Colour play.

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You know when you go on a holiday and are inspired by everything around you?  It’s as if you’re seeing things for the first time because your senses are just more open and ready for adventure. Coloured buildings that look so incredible to you might go unnoticed by a local. Or perhaps not? As we walk around, our eyes admire colours and shapes all the time. I wanted to go on a mini-holiday in my own neighbourhood and celebrate the colours of the art deco buildings around Bondi and push the concept a bit further by purposefully introducing colours that look great opposite them, match the tone or simply add texture. The resulting images came about from a beautiful creative understanding with the talented Luisa Brimble. We are already looking forward to the sequel!

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I knew this fan palm frond would come in handy one day…

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I’ve always admired this buttercup yellow building; it’s about the only one in town that’s had a recent new lick of paint. That font is something else too.

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Will I ever tire of delicate fruits packaged in woven foam?

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It was windy out and raining on us, but you can’t not be happy when carrying a watermelon. Baby knew what was up 😉

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The catalyst for this entire shoot was my love for this Godard inspired colour combo of robin’s egg blue and tomato red.

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What are your favourite colour combinations?  What inspires you around your neighbourhood?

Photography: Luisa Brimble  Production & Styling: Nicole Valentine Don

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